Obesity

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Jan 2018

Cancer and obesity

2018-01-29T21:48:30+00:00

Overweight and obesity are associated with cancer Overweight and obesity are associated with at least 13 different types of cancer. These cancers make up 40% of all cancers diagnosed. About 2 in 3 occur in adults 50-74 years old. Most types of these cancers associated with overweight and obesity increased from 2005-2014. More than half of [...]

Cancer and obesity2018-01-29T21:48:30+00:00
Jan 2018

Crash Test Dummies: Here’s What The Obesity Epidemic Is Doing To Them

2018-01-29T20:58:38+00:00

Yes, even dummies are recognizing the ongoing obesity epidemic. Dummies as in crash test dummies. No, not the musical group that sang "Mmm mmm mmm mmm"...but the mannequins that are the unsung heroes of automobile safety. They sit in cars during safety testing while the cars hurtle against walls and barriers. For years, standard dummies [...]

Crash Test Dummies: Here’s What The Obesity Epidemic Is Doing To Them2018-01-29T20:58:38+00:00
Jan 2018

Prevalence of Obesity Among Adults and Youth: United States, 2015–2016

2018-01-24T19:47:33+00:00

Obesity is associated with serious health risks (1). Monitoring obesity prevalence is relevant for public health programs that focus on reducing or preventing obesity. Between 2003–2004 and 2013–2014, there were no significant changes in childhood obesity prevalence, but adults showed an increasing trend (2). This report provides the most recent national estimates from 2015–2016 on [...]

Prevalence of Obesity Among Adults and Youth: United States, 2015–20162018-01-24T19:47:33+00:00
Jan 2018

Effects of Pre-operative Psychological Status on Post-operative Recovery

2018-01-24T18:25:25+00:00

Effects of Pre-operative Psychological Status on Post-operative Recovery: A Prospective Study Abstract Background Often in clinical practice, a spectrum of outcomes from surgery may be observed ranging from a quick and comfortable recovery to a recovery punctuated by persistent pain and decreased quality of life. While there has been a fast pace of advances made [...]

Effects of Pre-operative Psychological Status on Post-operative Recovery2018-01-24T18:25:25+00:00
Dec 2017

A Nasty, Nafta-Related Surprise:Mexico’s Soaring Obesity

2017-12-19T22:45:01+00:00

A Nasty, Nafta-Related Surprise:Mexico’s Soaring Obesity Few predicted when Mexico joined the free-trade deal that it would transform the country in a way that would saddle millions with diet-related illnesses. SAN CRISTÓBAL DE LAS CASAS, Mexico — William Ruiz Sánchez spends his days grilling burgers and slathering fried hot dogs with pepperoni and cheese at [...]

A Nasty, Nafta-Related Surprise:Mexico’s Soaring Obesity2017-12-19T22:45:01+00:00
Dec 2017

Obesity during pregnancy may lead directly to fetal overgrowth, NIH study suggests

2017-12-19T22:39:20+00:00

Obesity during pregnancy may lead directly to fetal overgrowth, NIH study suggests Obesity during pregnancy — independent of its health consequences such as diabetes — may account for the higher risk of giving birth to an atypically large infant, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health. Their study appears in JAMA Pediatrics. “Our [...]

Obesity during pregnancy may lead directly to fetal overgrowth, NIH study suggests2017-12-19T22:39:20+00:00
Nov 2017

Breast Milk May Arrive Late for Obese New Moms

2017-11-21T23:44:26+00:00

Breast Milk May Arrive Late for Obese New Moms Study finds delays beyond typical 3-day start to production in larger women While obesity in pregnancy has long been linked to a higher risk for complications during childbirth, there's now another reason to avoid it: a late start to breast milk production. That's the finding from [...]

Breast Milk May Arrive Late for Obese New Moms2017-11-21T23:44:26+00:00
Nov 2017

Women, what does your waistline say about your health?

2017-11-21T23:06:18+00:00

Women, what does your waistline say about your health? Find out why belly fat is more common after menopause, the danger it poses — and what to do about it. An expanding waistline is sometimes considered the price of getting older. For women, this can be especially true after menopause, when body fat tends to [...]

Women, what does your waistline say about your health?2017-11-21T23:06:18+00:00
Nov 2017

Obesity Diagnosis

2017-11-21T22:48:33+00:00

Obesity Diagnosis Your doctor may diagnose overweight and obesity based on your medical history, physical exams that confirm you have a high body mass index (BMI) and possibly a high waist circumference, and tests to rule out other medical conditions. Confirming a high body mass index (BMI) To diagnose overweight and obesity, doctors measure BMI [...]

Obesity Diagnosis2017-11-21T22:48:33+00:00
Nov 2017

Men, Belly fat is nothing to joke about.

2017-11-21T22:20:16+00:00

Men, Belly fat is nothing to joke about. Find out what causes belly fat, the health risks it poses for men and what you can do to lose the extra pounds. If you're carrying a few extra pounds, you're not alone. But this is one case where following the crowd isn't a good idea. Carrying [...]

Men, Belly fat is nothing to joke about.2017-11-21T22:20:16+00:00